Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba' (Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart)

Puffed-out white petals with dangling white lips hang delicately from thin branches that are contrasted against blue-green fern-like foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
2-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Partial to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture

Bright gold foliage emerges in spring, complemented by purplish-blue blooms, creating all-season interest. Moderate growth rate. Mounded habit.

Blooms late summer to mid fall
24-30″ tall x 24-30″ spread
HARDY to -20°F (-29°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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Sturdy, upright, medium green fronds with a slightly ruffled appearance grow lush on this male fern. Grown best in part to full shade with humusy, moist soil rich in organic matter. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early spring to summer
2.5-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Wet soil tolerant

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Clump-forming vibrant mint-green leaves grow under small bell-shaped flowers that turn from light pink to deep red and appear on tall stems early in the season. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear leaves that are medium green with chartreuse rippled margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Slow growth rate. Sport of “Gold Drop”.

Blooms mid to late summer
0.5-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance
Heat and humidity tolerant

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Blazing yellow flowers followed by small berries stand out against the green foliage of this semi-evergreen shrub. The star-shaped flower heads open to display a spray of stamens and a small central fruit. Once the flower petals fall the bright green fruit is contrasted against the green-bronze foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Rust resistant

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Silvery plumes emerge high above foliage of coarse, dark green blades striped down the middle with creamy white. The plumes turn a striking coral-pink hue in late summer, while the foliage fades to a copper tone once fall arrives. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms late summer to winter
HARDY to -20 °F (-28.9 °C)
6-7 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone 

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Puffed-out rose-pink petals with dangling white lips hang delicately from thin branches that are contrasted against blue-green fern-like foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
2.5-3 ft tall x 2.5-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone

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Puffed-out, heart-shaped, white flowers with dangling white lips hang delicately from thin red branches that are contrasted against golden/chartreuse fern-like foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
1.5-2 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone

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